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No Risk Negotiation Phrase?

I was recently asked how to negotiate if the initial offer exceeds one's expectations, which is especially likely if you were previously underpaid, or are the first in your community to go into tech and encounter these kinds of compensation packages. How do you ensure you don't leave money on the table without risking an otherwise fantastic offer getting rescinded?

In my experience, offers don't get rescinded if you go about the negotiation in the right way, meaning: be polite, be direct, and most importantly have a real-time conversation.

It might feel easier to write an email, but that short, stressful negotiation conversation can be a game-changer.

In this video I role play the conversation so that you can practice ahead of time, and be less stressed and more effective in a real negotiation.

Try it on for size, and let me know how it goes.

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Top comments (2)

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Matt Curcio

Hey ya,
I tried listening your vid but I found that the sound is off. The sound was unmuted and volume up so I am wondering if it might be software on my end or yours?? Just checked adblockers, etc and that changes nothing. Any ideas?

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lusen / they / them 🏳️‍🌈🥑

Hey Matt - thanks for trying to listen ;-p

Does the sound work for you now? The sound plays fine for me and seemingly others both here and on YouTube, so I'm guessing it's a problem on your end? I'd love to know what you think of the video, so I hope it works now.

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